Tagged: United States

Family Hopes Palestinian-American Lawmaker Can Rein In Trump Op-Eds & Analysis
Joe Dyke, AFP

Family Hopes Palestinian-American Lawmaker Can Rein In Trump

The West Bank family of a Palestinian-American who became one of the first two Muslim women elected to the US Congress hopes she can help curb some of President Donald Trump's pro-Israel policies.

on November 14, 2018
Artist Critiques Capitalism and War, Sells Vials of His Blood on Wall Street Art
Jasmine Weber, Hyperallergic

Artist Critiques Capitalism and War, Sells Vials of His Blood on Wall Street

Wall Street is often esteemed as the nucleus of the international free market — and this week, Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar has introduced himself as a share.

on October 17, 2018
Donald Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees Videos
IMEU

Donald Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees

Ban refugees. Deport immigrants. Cut all food and health aid to Palestinians. This is the shared agenda of Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu. Here’s how the Trump-Netanyahu war on Palestinian refugees is targeting the most vulnerable among us.

on October 16, 2018
Trumped-Up Anti-Semitism Charges at Rutgers Designed to Chill Free Speech Op-Eds & Analysis
Star-Ledger Editorial Board, NJ.com

Trumped-Up Anti-Semitism Charges at Rutgers Designed to Chill Free Speech

On a Saturday night in the Winter of 2011, an event called "Never Again For Anyone" was held at the Douglass Student Center at Rutgers.

on September 27, 2018
Trump Embraces a Dangerously Broad Definition of Anti-Semitism Op-Eds & Analysis
Los Angeles Times Editorial Board

Trump Embraces a Dangerously Broad Definition of Anti-Semitism

In response to the rise of pro-Palestinian activism on college campuses, some supporters of Israel have argued that harsh criticism of the Jewish state amounts to anti-Semitism — and even that it violates federal anti-discrimination law.

on September 27, 2018
What Trump Gets Right About Cutting Funding to Palestinian Kids Op-Eds & Analysis
Daoud Kuttab, The Washington Post

What Trump Gets Right About Cutting Funding to Palestinian Kids

Following the cut of nearly $300 million in support to a U.N. agency providing humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees and $25 million to East Jerusalem hospitals, Washington announced the end of a program bringing Israeli and Palestinian children together.

on September 27, 2018
Anti BDS Bills: U.S. Crackdown on Palestinian Activism Videos
IMEU

Anti BDS Bills: U.S. Crackdown on Palestinian Activism

Elected officials are targeting your free speech rights because they want to shield a foreign government from criticism.

on September 18, 2018
I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, Haaretz

I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All

Twenty-five years ago this month, on the White House lawn, the lives of a generation of Palestinians changed forever when the late Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, shook hands with Israeli Prime Minister...

on September 14, 2018
25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever Op-Eds & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger and Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

25 Years After Oslo Accords, Mideast Peace Seems Remote as Ever

When the Oslo peace accords were signed a quarter-century ago, residents of Jericho celebrated. Their dusty, 11,000-year-old desert city was given autonomy before anywhere else on the West Bank. Palestinians saw it as a foothold for what they trusted would become their own new state. But nothing has turned out as they expected.

on September 14, 2018
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